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Fantasy Akhada raises funding from Harsha Bhogle
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Fantasy Akhada raises funding from Harsha Bhogle

Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle has invested an undisclosed amount in gaming startup Fantasy Akhada, and will be the brand’s face for the next two years, the company said on Friday. Fantasy Akhada founder Amit Purohit said that onboarding of Bhogle as an investor will boost subscribers’ confidence towards the platform, while the startup will continue building technology to serve the gamers on the platform. “I have realized that during a cricket match, everyone wants to join the game. While limited people can play on the ground, several fans engage in the game online through various sorts of games. There fantasy gaming is growing and it is good to invest in something which is growing,” Bhogle told PTI. The company did not disclose the investment details. “Besides the growth...
Sachin Tendulkar Backed Gaming Startup Smaaash Raises Funding
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Sachin Tendulkar Backed Gaming Startup Smaaash Raises Funding

Cricket master-blaster Sachin Tendulkar backed virtual reality gaming startup Smaaash has raised $3.8 million funding from VC firm Sixth Sense Ventures. Mumbai based investor firm has invested this money which is the part of a larger round spread over by the next week. Post these rounds, the gaming startup is expected to reach a valuation of around a hundred million US dollars.   “I believe SMAAASH will have an extremely interesting journey, being an entertainment player with a compelling product proposition and a futuristic global gaming play,” said Nikhil Vora, VC firm head. Vora has joined the company’s board of directors as part of the transaction. Also Recommended Bitcoin Soon To Embark $10,000 Cryptocurrency Craze Increases     Elon Musk In His Bet, Built The Bi...